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Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography

teacher avatar Phil Ebiner, Video | Photo | Design

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Lessons in This Class

160 Lessons (7h 43m)
    • 1. What will you learn in this course & who is it for?

      2:04
    • 2. Success! How will you succeed in this course?

      0:51
    • 3. Course Requirements - what do you need to take this course?

      1:44
    • 4. Who are we - the instructors?

      2:57
    • 5. Introduction to the Photography Basics section

      1:02
    • 6. A brief history of photography

      5:38
    • 7. Modern photography - where are we today?

      2:37
    • 8. From iPhone to fancy DSLR: the basic photographers toolbox

      2:00
    • 9. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:45
    • 10. Introduction to the Understanding the Camera section

      0:44
    • 11. Types of cameras

      1:19
    • 12. The Smartphone

      1:51
    • 13. The Point and Shoot

      1:43
    • 14. The DSLR

      2:55
    • 15. The EVIL camera

      1:52
    • 16. How does a camera work?

      4:35
    • 17. Shutters and Sensors

      2:49
    • 18. File Formats

      2:38
    • 19. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:29
    • 20. Intro to the camera Anatomy

      0:56
    • 21. Detailed look at a Nikon DSLR

      13:57
    • 22. Detailed look at a Canon DSLR

      10:38
    • 23. Detailed look at a smart phone & our favorite apps

      2:36
    • 24. Practice: Play with your buttons!

      0:44
    • 25. The Nikon Info Button

      2:29
    • 26. The Camera Menu - Let's go through it together - Nikon

      2:07
    • 27. The Camera Menu - Let's go through it together - Canon

      2:07
    • 28. Changing Image Quality on a Nikon

      1:38
    • 29. Changing Image Quality - Canon

      3:19
    • 30. Picture Styles on a Canon

      1:34
    • 31. Image Review on a Nikon

      1:53
    • 32. Image Review on a Canon

      2:06
    • 33. Formatting Your Camera on a Nikon

      1:40
    • 34. Formatting a memory card - Canon

      1:01
    • 35. Practice - Choose your settings!

      0:42
    • 36. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:47
    • 37. Introduction to the Drop Auto section

      1:08
    • 38. What is exposure?

      1:40
    • 39. What is aperture (aka. f-stop or iris)?

      3:18
    • 40. What is shutter speed?

      3:15
    • 41. What is ISO?

      4:14
    • 42. What is the exposure triangle, and how does it work?

      2:47
    • 43. Practice - Set your exposure for 3 scenarios!

      0:49
    • 44. What is focus - depth of field explained

      2:28
    • 45. Getting in focus using the auto-focus mode

      3:34
    • 46. Getting in focus using the manual mode

      2:32
    • 47. Using your camera's light meter

      3:38
    • 48. Shooting fast objects

      1:57
    • 49. Practice - Taking pictures of cars!

      0:31
    • 50. Shooting in low light

      2:22
    • 51. Practice - Taking pictures inside!

      0:47
    • 52. Shooting at night

      3:21
    • 53. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:41
    • 54. Introduction to the Stabilization section

      0:43
    • 55. Tripod Tips

      2:34
    • 56. Monopod Tips

      1:19
    • 57. Other types of stabilization

      1:32
    • 58. Tips for better handheld photography

      3:21
    • 59. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      1:37
    • 60. Introduction to the Composition section

      0:59
    • 61. What is composition?

      1:49
    • 62. The rule of thirds

      7:37
    • 63. When to throw out the rule of thirds

      1:25
    • 64. Perspective: changing your angle

      3:17
    • 65. What's the Mood of your photo?

      5:56
    • 66. Wide Angle vs Telephoto & Zoom

      3:35
    • 67. Choosing a background

      2:37
    • 68. Panoramic compositions

      2:45
    • 69. How to position your subject

      5:24
    • 70. Focus on the details

      1:48
    • 71. Using depth of field creatively

      2:23
    • 72. Colors - think about how colors affect your photos

      3:09
    • 73. Black & White photos - adding emotion by subtracting color

      2:58
    • 74. Practice - Go on a photo adventure!

      0:55
    • 75. Phil's Photo Walk - Let's look at his photos!

      7:12
    • 76. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:33
    • 77. Introduction to the Lighting section

      0:52
    • 78. What is light?

      1:20
    • 79. What types of light sources do we have?

      1:14
    • 80. Understanding light temperatures

      1:37
    • 81. Setting your white balance properly

      2:11
    • 82. What is three-point light?

      1:28
    • 83. Using ambient light

      3:08
    • 84. Using the flash

      2:55
    • 85. Practice - use your flash!

      0:46
    • 86. Shooting slhouettes

      1:30
    • 87. Practice: Take a silhouette photo!

      0:27
    • 88. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:47
    • 89. Introduction to the Lens section

      0:45
    • 90. What is focal length?

      2:05
    • 91. What standard lenses should you have?

      2:14
    • 92. Depth of Field - Revisited

      4:11
    • 93. What are our favorite lenses?

      5:19
    • 94. Fisheye lenses

      1:18
    • 95. Tilt shift (aka swing shift) lenses

      1:35
    • 96. Polarizing, ND, and UV filters

      3:19
    • 97. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:43
    • 98. Introduction to the Situational Photography section

      1:06
    • 99. 5 Tips for Better Landscape Photos

      2:34
    • 100. 5 Tips for Better Nature Photos

      2:54
    • 101. Practice - Get outside and take some pictures!

      0:40
    • 102. 5 Tips for Better Portraits

      3:07
    • 103. 5 Tips for Better Portrait Lighting

      3:51
    • 104. 5 Tips for Better Photos of Kids (or Pets)

      2:24
    • 105. Practice - Take pictures of your kid (or pet)!

      0:47
    • 106. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:43
    • 107. Introduction to the Modern Photography section

      0:38
    • 108. Using our favorite smartphone apps

      3:30
    • 109. How to take better pictures with your smartphone

      5:54
    • 110. Tips for composing better square images & Instagram success!

      6:17
    • 111. Practice - Take your best smart phone photo!

      0:54
    • 112. Conclusion - what did we learn in this section?

      0:43
    • 113. Introduction to the Photo Editing section

      1:02
    • 114. What is photo editing, and why do we do it?

      2:37
    • 115. What programs do we like for editing?

      4:44
    • 116. How to get a free trial of Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop

      1:16
    • 117. Importing and Organization in Lightroom

      3:53
    • 118. Rating photographs - what is our process?

      5:37
    • 119. Practice - Import & rate your photos!

      0:49
    • 120. Adjusting exposure

      9:19
    • 121. Adjusting color temperature (white balance)

      3:36
    • 122. Cropping

      6:35
    • 123. Sharpening

      7:00
    • 124. Brightness & contrast

      4:35
    • 125. Adjusting Saturation & Vibrance in Lightroom

      3:44
    • 126.